News about Architecture, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
Chronology of Coverage
Aug. 27, 2014Santander Journal; new Centro Botin contemporary art center in Santander, Spain, designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano is the latest private museum emerging in Europe that matches star architects and dramatic designs with billionaires who have ambitions and brands to promote; building is fully paid for by the family foundation of Emilio Botin III, third-generation president of Banco Santander. MORE
Aug. 24, 2014Christopher Gray Streetscapes column; New York Produce Exchange, on east side of Broadway across from Bowling Green, might be historically most regretted structure in New York City to be razed when it was demolished in 1957, and may have planted seeds of preservation movement. MORE
Aug. 22, 2014Michael Kimmelman Critic's Notebook notes research showing that well-designed patient rooms in hospitals can both improve patient's perception of care they are being given and reduce pain; findings have potential benefit both hospitals and patients by reducing costs and time in hospital and hastening recovery; both design firms and hospitals are taking notice. MORE
Aug. 22, 2014Joseph Giovannini reviews exhibit Times Square, 1984: The Postmodern Moment at Skyscraper Museum. MORE
Aug. 19, 2014Appraisal column; Thomas Paino, architect who renovated his rowhouse in Long Island City, Queens, using passive housing techniques to improve energy efficiency, has been criticized heavily by neighbors and local real estate blogs for embracing a bold exterior design. MORE
ARTICLES ABOUT ARCHITECTURE
Two condominiums are coming to the High Line from the architect Soo K. Chan, one of which will include private pools.
August 31, 2014, Sunday
The Centro Botín, designed by Renzo Piano, is rising in the northern city of Santander, along with complaints that public space is being exploited.
August 27, 2014, Wednesday
The preservation movement was still a few years off when the New York Produce Exchange was demolished in 1957.
August 24, 2014, Sunday
Known for a bold use of color, Ms. Sussman was an early advocate of applying print elements to campuses, buildings and cityscapes.
August 23, 2014, Saturday
The country’s economic boom is bringing top architects to Astana’s urban canvas, making the capital a hotbed for architectural experimentation.
August 22, 2014, Friday
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Often ignored by front-rank architects, left to corporate specialists who churn out too many heartless buildings, hospitals are a critical frontier for design.
August 22, 2014, Friday
“Times Square, 1984: The Postmodern Moment,” at the Skyscraper Museum, displays attempts to reimagine Manhattan’s central neighborhood.
August 22, 2014, Friday
Thomas Paino planned an environmentally friendly interior for his Queens rowhouse, but then embraced a bold design for its exterior, which has prompted vigorous debate.
August 19, 2014, Tuesday
The triple-height, copper-clad proto-Art Deco bridge across West 32nd Street near Broadway is a handsome example of the aerial bridge.
August 17, 2014, Sunday
For visitors to New York City, sidewalk sheds ruin the chance to get the complete picture. Here are some city landmarks currently obscured.
Redesigned patient rooms at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro have more space for patients and families, but some features still frustrate.
Organizers of the exhibition “A Clockwork Jerusalem” discuss the historic influences that shaped their presentation of modern British architecture. The Biennale opened on June 7 and will run until November 23.
The architect on childhood bullies, Houston skyscrapers and his design philosophy.
Increasingly, Silicon Valley companies are fusing their buildings with values of change, productivity and their perceived corporate smarts and quirkiness.
Adhesive images covering two neighboring homes in Los Angeles offer privacy, and stop traffic, too.
A couple chooses a one-room suburban life with two young children. And their toys.
Lured by the beaches and the otherworldly light on a Scottish island, a family builds an unconventional beach house there.
Doug Aitken interviews the architect Liz Diller of Diller Scofidio + Renfro.
A property in the Val d’Aran, consisting of three traditional Pyrenean farm buildings, is on the market for $4.1 million.
An overnight stay in Philip Johnson’s Glass House, where many have peeked but few have slept.
A look inside the new Sims Municipal Recycling Facility in Brooklyn.
A fastidious Brazilian gets the house of his dreams, with ocean views and not a speck of dust in sight.
Westport? So ’90s. TriBeCa? Over. Brownstone Brooklyn is ground zero for aspirational living now. Just count the ads.
Newburgh, N.Y., with its grand but neglected architecture, is reminiscent of 1980s Brooklyn, before gentrification. The community is working to revitalize the troubled city.
While making a movie, Carrie Schoenfeld built a fossil-fuel-free country house with her husband.
Ex-Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Playing Role in a Disability Fraud Scheme
What’s Really Wrong With Rikers
Law Boosts Oversight of Use of Solitary Confinement at Rikers Island
Treating Depression to Prevent Suicide
At Least 4 Inmates Are Killed During Bloody Prison Uprising in Brazil
Central America Hit by Severe Drought
Imagining Successful Schools
Despite Racial Disparity, Alumni Group Backs Test-Only Policy for Elite Schools
No Pension Until Miguel Martinez, an Ex-New York Councilman, Pays Back Stolen Funds
Resist Changing Direction Because of a Single Event